Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
They built this wall around the boxes. Bus stop on Campbell Street, Hobart. January 2011.
All these flags everywhere…
In my day, we used to think the Australian flag embarrassing (what, with it being dominated by someone else’s flag.
Mind you, I remain unconvinced by some of the proposed alternatives…
As presented before me, I shall be backing the demand to replace this insipid attempt:
…with this submission for a fellow with great form on the design front, Mr Ken Done:
If one would permit me a few minor alterations, I would suggest knocking that blue down a touch (indeed, opting for Prussian Blue instead), and make the yellow more golden, (like the Crayola colour Sunglow).
Yeah, it’s a little like the European Union flag, but it’s a damn sight better than having someone else’s monstrosity plastered all over the place. Even better, not a kangaroo – nor the colour green – in sight!